Water Pollution Claims Proceed Against San Joaquin

Law360, New York (August 24, 2009, 4:42 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in California has allowed water pollution claims against San Joaquin County to proceed, rejecting the county's argument that the plaintiffs were unable to show subject matter jurisdiction and lacked standing to file suit.

Judge John Mendez denied the county's motion to dismiss in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Aug. 20, rejecting its claim that the plaintiffs did not provide enough notice of alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act to rectify the situation...
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